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total recall

noun
1.
the ability to remember with complete, detailed accuracy.
Origin of total recall
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • Didn't you find my family's omniscience and total recall a trifle overdone?

    The Capgras Shift Sam Vaknin
  • But I have a single goal, total recall, and I'm taking a more comprehensive approach.

    The Mind Digger Winston Marks
  • total recall is what we need unless we get a much larger group of donors than we have presently.

    The Mighty Dead William Campbell Gault
British Dictionary definitions for total recall

total recall

noun
1.
(psychol) the faculty or an instance of complete and clear recall of every detail of something
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Contemporary definitions for total recall
noun

the ability to remember with clarity every detail of a particular event or experience or all of the events of one's life; also, the ability to remember the details of objects

See eidetic memory

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